Editorials

Voters made good choices in Tuesday’s Primary Election

Hamtramck voters have spoken and wisely chose experience in Tuesday’s Primary Election. Mayor Karen Majewski handily beat her opponents by hundreds of votes, and council incumbents Andrea Karpinski…

Guest Editorial: Three Boardmembers make their endorsements for HPS

A school board functions best when it can be a genuine link between the community and the school system. All seven members are responsible for working with the…

News

Former city manager’s allegations not backed up with investigations

Former city manager’s allegations not backed up with investigations

  By Charles Sercombe In her farewell speech to a state-appointed financial advisory board, former…

Hamtramck Primary Election results … 2017

Hamtramck Primary Election results … 2017

      By Charles Sercombe The power of the incumbency once again proved itself…

Election 2017: Candidates talk about issues facing the city

Election 2017: Candidates talk about issues facing the city

By Charles Sercombe This is now week four of The Review’s candidate survey. On Aug.…

Election 2017: Candidates talk about issues facing the city

Election 2017: Candidates talk about issues facing the city

By Charles Sercombe Welcome to week two of The Review’s candidate survey. On Aug. 8…

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Business

Market’s closing signals more change to come in city’s retail offerings

Market’s closing signals more change to come in city’s retail offerings

  By Charles Sercombe A Hamtramck shopping landmark is now history. The Polish Market on Jos. Campau and Belmont abruptly announced it was closing this past weekend on…

Medical complex is part of Conant reinvention and rebirth

Medical complex is part of Conant reinvention and rebirth

  By Charles Sercombe A few years ago a former Polish bakery sat empty and falling apart on Conant near Evaline. But much like the rest of Conant…

DDA is offering grants for businesses to purchase new signs

DDA is offering grants for businesses to purchase new signs

  Jos. Campau business owners who are thinking about getting a new sign this year have a helping hand waiting. The city’s Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is once…

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Photo Gallery

Faces from the Hamtramck Labor Day Festival 2016

Faces from the Hamtramck Labor Day Festival 2016

By Charles Sercombe One of our favorite pastimes at the festival is people watching. There are so many interesting faces and…

News

A new week and another new temporary city manager named

A new week and another new temporary city manager named

  Update: Contrary to what we reported previously, there is no scheduled special meeting of the Receivership Transition Advisory Board for Tuesday (July 18)  to consider the…

Features

Movie company’s reenactment of Detroit riot stirs up memories

Movie company’s reenactment of Detroit riot stirs up memories

    By Charles Sercombe In a few weeks a Hollywood production crew will be transforming a portion of Jos. Campau to resemble what a Detroit business…

Editorials

Cooperation will be key in transforming Jos. Campau

One of Hamtramck’s most prominent commercial property owners has come under scrutiny in the past couple of weeks. A report in the online publication Mlive.com has stirred…

Sports

For the first time in years, HHS baseball team come home champs

For the first time in years, HHS baseball team come home champs

By Alan Madeleine Last week, Hamtramck High’s boys’ varsity baseball team won their first district championship since … well, since anybody can seem to remember. And the…